Privacy at a Glance
1. General Information
Data Collection on Our Website
How do we collect your data?Your data is collected in two ways: firstly, by you providing us with this information. This can be data that you enter into a contact form, for example.
Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are mainly technical data (e.g., internet browser, operating system, or time of the page call). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?Part of the data is collected to ensure error-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.
What rights do you have regarding your data?You have the right at any time to obtain free information about the origin, recipient, and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to request the correction, blocking, or deletion of this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have the right to file a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.
2. Analysis Tools and Third-Party Tools
3. General Information and Mandatory Information
We point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g., when communicating via email) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against third-party access is not possible.
Note on the Responsible Body
The responsible body for data processing on this website is: Sustainable LS Inc. 2640 Lincoln Blvd. Suite 2B Santa Monica, 90405, CA, USA
The responsible body is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g., names, email addresses, etc.).
Revocation of Your Consent to Data Processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke your consent at any time. An informal email to us is sufficient for this. The legality of the data processing carried out before the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to Lodge a Complaint with the Competent Supervisory Authority
In the event of violations of data protection laws, the person concerned has the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority for data protection issues is the state data protection commissioner of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be taken from the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to Data Portability
You have the right to have data that we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done as far as it is technically feasible.
4. SSL Encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://," and by the padlock icon in your browser line. When SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, Blocking, Deletion
Under the applicable legal regulations, you have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient, and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data. For further information on personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address provided in the imprint.
5. Data Collection on Our Website
The website uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies." They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Server Log Files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address No merging of this data with other data sources is performed.
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact data you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
Comment Function on This Website
For the comment function on this page, in addition to your comment, information about the time the comment was created, your email address, and, if you do not post anonymously, the username you chose is saved.
Data Processing (Customer and Contract Data)
We collect, process, and use personal data only to the extent necessary for establishing, shaping, or changing the legal relationship (inventory data). The basis for data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, which allows the processing of data for fulfilling a contract or pre-contractual measures.
Data Transmission for Contract Conclusion for Services and Digital Content
We only transmit personal data to third parties when necessary for contract execution, for example, to the credit institution responsible for payment processing.
6. Social Media
- Social Media Plug-Ins:This website uses social buttons from networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using a Shariff solution. This is designed to balance the website's legitimate interests in optimal marketing with user privacy. These buttons are integrated into the page as HTML links rather than full-fledged plugins to enhance data protection. When you click on these buttons, a new browser window opens and directs you to the service provider's page, where you can, for example, click "Like" or "Share" after logging in.
For more information on how these social media platforms handle your data, you can refer to their privacy policies:
7. Analysis Tools and Advertising
- Google Analytics:This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses "cookies," text files stored on your computer, to analyze how you use the website. This data is typically sent to a Google server in the U.S. for storage. The website has also activated IP anonymization, meaning that within the EU or the European Economic Area, your IP address will be shortened before being sent to the U.S.
- IP Anonymization:This feature is activated on the website to shorten your IP address before it is sent to Google's servers in the U.S. Google uses this information on behalf of the website operator to evaluate website usage, compile reports on website activity, and provide other services.
- Browser Plugin:You can prevent the collection of your data by downloading and installing a browser plugin available at this link.
- Google AdWords and Google Conversion-Tracking:This website uses Google AdWords and its conversion tracking feature. When you click on a Google ad, a cookie for conversion tracking is set. These cookies are not used for personal identification but help analyze conversion statistics.
If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offered on the website, we need your email address and information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Additional data is collected only on a voluntary basis. This data is used solely for sending the requested information and is not shared with third parties.
The processing of the data entered into the newsletter subscription form occurs solely based on your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke your consent at any time, for example through the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing operations that have already occurred remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you have stored with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored until you unsubscribe and will be deleted after you cancel the newsletter. Data stored for other purposes remain unaffected.
This website uses Infusionsoft for sending newsletters. Infusionsoft stores the data you provide for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter on its servers. When we send newsletters using Infusionsoft, we can see if a newsletter message was opened and which links were clicked on.
You can opt out of this analysis by unsubscribing from the newsletter. The data processing occurs based on your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time, and the legality of previous data processing remains unaffected.
Data stored for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be deleted from our servers as well as from Infusionsoft's servers upon unsubscription. Data stored for other purposes remain unaffected.
We've entered into a contract with Infusionsoft to process your data, in which we commit Infusionsoft to protect customer data and not to share it with third parties.
9. Plugins and Tools
Our website uses plugins from YouTube. If you visit a page with a YouTube plugin, a connection is made to YouTube's servers. YouTube can track your browsing behavior if you are logged into your YouTube account. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Our website uses plugins from Vimeo. If you visit a page with a Vimeo plugin, a connection is made to Vimeo's servers. Vimeo can track your browsing behavior if you are logged into your Vimeo account. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.
Our website uses plugins from Wistia. If you visit a page with a Wistia plugin, a connection is made to Wistia's servers. Wistia can track your browsing behavior if you are logged into your Wistia account. You can prevent this by logging out of your Wistia account.
Some of our pages use plugins from Thrivethemes. If you visit a page with a Thrivethemes plugin, a connection is made to Thrivethemes' servers. Thrivethemes can track your browsing behavior if you are logged into your Thrivethemes account. You can prevent this by logging out of your Thrivethemes account.
Please note that this translation is for informational purposes only and should not be considered as a legal document.